Recent announcements about changes to the boards of directors of area organizations or involving local executives.

Nicholas Casiello Jr.


Michael G. Menkowitz,

partners of

Fox Rothschild L.L.P.,

Philadelphia, were elected to the law firm's executive committee, its governing body. Casiello leads the firm's gaming practice from its Atlantic City office. Menkowitz heads the financial-restructuring and bankruptcy practice, and is cochair of the automotive practice in the Philadelphia office.


Family Service Association of Bucks County,

a Langhorne nonprofit human-services agency, named the following to its board:

Michael Conti

is the general manager of Earl's Prime in Peddler's Village, Lahaska.

Joseph Feilmeier

is a division president with Fulton Bank in Doylestown.

Christopher J. Leskauskas

is chief executive officer for Peddler's Village, Lahaska.

Independence Seaport Museum of Philadelphia,

a nonprofit maritime museum, named the following to its governing board of port wardens:

Diana H. Bittel

is the owner of Diana H. Bittel Antiques, Bryn Mawr.

Boise Butler 3d

is president of the International Longshoremen's Association, Local 1291, Philadelphia.

William B. Chandlee Jr.

is vice president of Thalheimer Brothers Inc., Philadelphia.

Betsy Longstreth

is director of development at Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia.

Gov. Corzine


James B. Kehoe

chairman of the

Casino Reinvestment Development Authority,

Camden. He is business manager of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 322, Winslow Township. He also is chairman of the Camden County Improvement Authority.

The Philadelphia Chapter of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

has named

Ernest Scheller Jr.

chapter chair. He was the chief executive officer of Silberline Manufacturing Co. Inc., Tamaqua.

Alexander Bono

was appointed by

Cardinal Justin Rigali

to serve on the board of

Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia,

a nonprofit provider of residential and other health-care services. He is chair of the securities-litigation practice group at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis L.L.P., Philadelphia.


New Jersey Builders Association,

a Robbinsville housing industry trade association, named the following officers to its board:

president and chief executive officer of Paradigm Realty Alliance, Mount Laurel, is president.

senior vice president at Orleans Homebuilders Inc., Mount Laurel, is vice president.

president and cofounder of Danitom Development, Holmdel, is treasurer.

owner of D.L. Paragano Homes Inc., Stanhope, is secretary.

vice president and general manager of American Advantage Mortgage Co., Forked River, is associate vice president.

a partner at Van Natta Mechanical Corp., Mahwah, is second associate vice president.

Partners for Sacred Places,

a Philadelphia nonsectarian, nonprofit organization focused on older and historic sacred places, elected the following to its board:

is president of Komatsu Architecture, Fort Worth.

is senior counsel at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington.

is principal at John Milner Architects Inc., Chadds Ford.

is vice president and general counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington.

is professor of religious leadership and administration at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta.

is rector of Christ Episcopal Church, Alexandria.

is president and executive director at St. Joseph's Seminary, Princeton.

- Mike Zebe